Category Archives: Grown Up God

Rev. Greta Vosper, “atheist minister” on CBC radio this morning.

Back in August I wrote a piece in support of United Church of Canada Minister, the Rev. Greta Vosper and her hope to keep her job despite identifying as an atheist.” This morning she was featured on CBC’s wonderful program … Continue reading

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Reblog “My Emancipation From American Christianity” By John Pavlovitz

If it seems I’ve dropped off the face of the earth again. In some ways I have. I’m recovering from the passing away of two friends at the end of November, one of them was my closest confidant. I lost … Continue reading

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Of water fleas and “God.”

Note-I really should be polishing up Sunday’s sermon, but sometimes the universe has a way of nudging us in a different direction. Woody Allen said it best, if you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans. My boss … Continue reading

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New home, new name, and how a minister can be both a Christian AND an atheist.

There have been a lot of changes going on in my life lately. As I mentioned previously the reason this blog has been quiet has had to do with the “rough patch” I went through over the last several months. … Continue reading

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Why Everything Does Not Happen For A Reason (Reblogged)

Originally posted on john pavlovitz:
That phrase. We’ve all received it personally gift-wrapped by well-meaning friends, caring loved ones, and kind strangers. It usually comes delivered with the most beautiful of intentions; a buffer of hope raised in the face of the unimaginably painful…

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Throwback Thursday #6: “One God Many Names.”

“One God, Many Names 2014” I want to start out by thanking all of you who re-tweeted, shared, or re-blogged the last posting of mine, because of you all, over 500 people read what I wrote, and hopefully went on … Continue reading

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Do Fundamentalists Own Christianity?

More from the stuff that’s feeding my impending “Towards a Grown Up God” article, an excellent piece reblogged by Eric Alexander from Jesse Dooley ; Do Fundamentalists Own Christianity? It seems to me that quite a lot of my fellow … Continue reading

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